Trump issues WTO warning in meeting with Dutch leader

"Just think about those cars that pour in here", Trump continued.

The prime minister said he agreed "one thousand per cent" with Trump's view that European should pay a greater share of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation budget.

I guess Rutte won't be getting a return invitation to the White House anytime soon.

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte interrupted Donald Trump on Monday, saying "No" when the U.S. president claimed that failing to reach a deal on European Union trade would be "positive". 'Because we both have a business background, we both look at things in a fairly businesslike way, ' he said. Trump told the PM at the beginning of the meeting that it's like the "Academy Awards" as all the cameras flashed. And if we do work it out, that'll be positive.

Leftist Lopez Obrador claims landslide victory in Mexico presidential race
Lopez Obrador told voters that he is the person for the job. "I think he is going to try and help us with the border", he said. Stocks also slipped, along with the country's dollar-denominated notes.

Rutte said the private face-to-face meeting had been conducted "respectfully" and covered areas where the two leaders broadly agree, such as jobs and security.

The EU has been engaged in a dispute with the USA over the steel and aluminium tariffs, which were introduced on June 1.

The Netherlands' leader will be at the White House amid trade tensions involving the United States and a number of allies. Asked if he planned to pull out of the WTO, Trump said the trade organization had treated the U.S. Trump is also threatening to impose tariffs on vehicles. Do White House reporters realize this?

Chamber President Tom Donohue said in a statement: "The administration is threatening to undermine the economic progress it worked so hard to achieve".

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